Bentley System names finalists for 2021 Going Digital Awards

Sept. 22, 2021
Several transit specific projects are being considered for the awards, which will be announced in December.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, published the finalists for the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure. The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction and operations throughout the world. Sixteen independent jury panels selected the 57 finalists from nearly 300 nominations submitted by more than 230 organizations from 45 countries encompassing 19 categories.

Several transit specific and transit related projects are represented in the categories and include:


CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. – Nanyanjiang Intercity Railway Front-End Engineering Project, Changshu, Jiangsu, China

Digital Cities

Hubei International Logistics Airport Co., Ltd., Shenzhen S.F. Taisen Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd., Airport Construction Engineering Co., Ltd. – Ezhou Huahu Airport Project, Ezhou, Hubei, China

Project Delivery Information Management

Mott MacDonald Systra JV with Balfour Beatty Vinci – HS2 Phase 1 Main Civil Construction Works, London, United Kingdom

Riverlinx CJV – Silvertown Tunnel Project, London, United Kingdom

WSP – Port of Melbourne - Port Rail Transformation Project, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Rail and Transit

Network Rail + Jacobs – Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU), Manchester/Leeds/York, United Kingdom

PT. MRT Jakarta (Perseroda) – MRT Jakarta Phase II, Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Western Program Alliance – Level Crossing Removal Project, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Road and Rail Asset Performance

Wisconsin Department of Transportation – Oversize/Overweight Permitting System Improvement Project, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Collins Engineers, Inc. – Stone Arch Bridge Rehabilitation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Province of Manitoba, Department of Infrastructure – MB MOOVES - Manitoba Infrastructure SUPERLOAD Upgrade, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Roads and Highways

Larsen and Toubro - Transportation Infrastructure IC – Mumbai Vadodara Expressway - Package I, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

PT. Hutama Karya (Persero) – Trans Sumatera Toll Road Project Section Serbelawan-Pexmatangsiantar, Pematangsiantar, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Sichuan Highway Planning, Survey, Design and Research Institute Ltd., Sichuan Lexi Expressway Co., Ltd. – Mega Project Le-Xi Expressway, Leshan, Sichuan, China

Structural Engineering

Louis Berger SAS (A WSP Company) – Detailed Design of Bridges for BG Rail Link between Rishikesh to Karnaprayag (Package -3), Rishikesh and Karnaprayag, Uttarakhand, IndiaAll RapidBus stops include real-time next-bus digital signage, real-time voice activated information, and all-door boarding.

Winners will be announced during the keynote presentations of the Year in Infrastructure virtual event on Dec. 2, 2021. Bentley will also announce winners of the student Future Infrastructure Star Challenge, which provided students from around the world a platform to develop a concept or an idea of how they can change the world with infrastructure. Five independent jury panels of Bentley experts selected the Top 10 finalists from 144 project submissions from 61 countries representing different infrastructure domains. Winners will be selected by a panel of Bentley and external expert judges.

To watch the Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure finalists present their projects in their category on November 1, 8, 15 and 22, visit Hear from the people behind these extraordinary infrastructure projects as they tell their stories of leveraging digital advancements to achieve unprecedented outcomes.

All 2021 Going Digital Awards finalists can be viewed on the Year in Infrastructure website.

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